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7th Grade Math Teacher

Company: KIPP
Location: Jacksonville
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Company DescriptionKIPP KIPP Public Schools is a network of 270 public charter schools with nearly 10,000 educators and more than 160,000 students and alumni. You can learn more at www.kipp.org.KIPP JACKSONVILLE PUBLIC SCHOOLSKIPP Jacksonville Public Schools is part of the KIPP national network. Together with families and communities, we create joyful, academically excellent schools that prepare students with the skills and confidence to pursue the paths they choose - college, career, and beyond - so they can lead fulfilling lives and build a more just world.High quality teaching in our classrooms is not only about getting great academic results; it must also be about encouraging and equipping our students to use their voices to call out injustice and to build a more just world. We are more committed than ever to making sure ALL decisions that affect students at KIPP Jacksonville are filtered through a lens of equity and racial justice.In the 2022-23 school year, the KIPP Jacksonville region will be comprised of four schools educating 2,500+ students, kindergarten through tenth grade, in the North and Westsides of Jacksonville, Florida:KIPP Impact Academy: Kindergarten - 2nd, 6th - 8th gradeKIPP VOICE Academy: Kindergarten - 7th gradeKIPP Bessie Coleman Academy: Kindergarten - 8th gradeKIPP Bold City High School: 9th-10th gradeTo support these schools, we employ more than 250 full-time staff members. We seek educators and colleagues that represent our core values of high expectations, growth mindset, commitment to team, trust, joy, and sustainability. To learn more about what it is like to work and teach at KIPP Jacksonville Public Schools, please visit www.kippjax.org/teach. To see all openings, visit our Regional Job BoardJob DescriptionKIPP Jacksonville Public Schools seeks middle school math teachers for the 2022-23 school year. Teachers are assigned one grade level and are responsible for creating a positive classroom environment, implementing curriculum, assessing students, collaborating with their team, building relationships with families, and other duties as assigned. Full teacher responsibilities are ultimately outlined by their school leader.For the 2022-23 school year, teachers at KIPP Jacksonville Public Schools (K-8) will work from 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday and may have occasional meetings or special school events outside of these hours. Student hours are typically 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Every Wednesday is a student early release day (1:30 p.m.), which allows teachers to participate in weekly professional development.Our first day for new teacher professional development will be July 18th, 2022. OUR CURRENT MODELThere are four "home room" teachers on each grade level who are each responsible for teaching a core subject. (For example, there are four teachers on the 7th grade team; each staff member teaches every student on that grade level for their assigned subject.) Class size is typically about 25 students per class. Subjects on each grade level include English Language Arts, Social Studies, Math, and Science. COMPENSATION AND BENEFITSOur current compensation and benefits structure is very competitive and is commensurate with experience. Our current starting salary for a first-year lead teacher is $50,000Free individual health benefits (including medical, dental, and vision)***Free individual short-term and long-term disability insurance***403(b) retirement program with a company match***To support teacher practice and their growth, all lead teachers receive individualized coaching and professional development.***This offering is subject to change each school year. Terms would be outlined in an offer letter, if issued. QualificationsBachelor's DegreeRelevant Florida Teaching Certification or Eligibility for Certification in one of the following areas: Middle Grades Math 5-9Secondary Math 6-12At least one complete year of teaching experience with a proven track-record of high achievement in the classroomKIPP Public Schools Jacksonville believes that our staff will represent our core values-high expectations, a growth mindset, commitment to team, trust, joy, and sustainability. We search for established educators who embody them.Possesses a deep commitment to both racial and educational equity for all childrenPassing a background check, as required by lawHIGHLY PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONSESOL Endorsement (or competency coursework in progress)Two or more years of teaching experience with a proven track-record of high achievement in the classroom in a relevant grade levelCERTIFICATIONIf applicants have questions about Florida certification, please visit www.fldoe.org/edcert. Applicants should list all details about their certification status in the application, including a Florida statement of eligibility or an out-of-state teaching certificate.Additional InformationAPPLYPlease complete an application and upload a resume via our job board. No applicants will be considered that submit resumes through other job postings. Link here: https://careers.smartrecruiters.com/KIPP/jacksonville QUESTIONSIf you have questions about positions at KIPP Jacksonville Public Schools, please email Emma at ekosanda@kippjax.org. Please understand that resumes and/or cover letters are not accepted via email and you will be redirected to apply via the website.KIPP Jacksonville Public Schools is committed to a policy of equal treatment for all individuals applying for employment at our schools. KIPP Jacksonville Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, handicap, age, religion, sexual orientation or national or ethnic origin.

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